Now more than ever, teachers must prove themselves in a constantly changing education landscape. National Board Certification allows teachers to hone their practice, showcase their talent in the classroom, and demonstrate their dedication to their students and their profession.

Find out why more than 112,000 teachers have chosen to pursue National Board Certification and why they say it’s the best investment of time and money they’ve ever made:


For candidates

2018-19 general information

2019-20 Powerpoint presentation

2019-20 NBCT candidate support sessions

NBCT impact brief

Overview: Policy priorities

Certificate areas

For National Board Certified Teachers

NBCTs in Minnesota

Find a National Board Certified Teacher near you

Search for and join our ConnectED group, MN NBCT Network, at mynea360.org

Minnesota's National Board Certified Teacher Network connects all Board Certified Teachers and supports NBCT candidates.

If you are an NBCT in Minnesota, you are part of our network -- help us recruit and support new candidates by becoming an NBCT Network Ambassador. Contact Kathryn Gardner to learn more.

Additional information:
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Overview video
Research: Increased student achievement results in NBCT classrooms
Stanford National Board Resource Center